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Ciudad Vieja, Montevideo

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Located at the tip of a small peninsula protruding out of Montevideo, Ciudad Vieja, the historical center of the city, bustles with activity and houses a fascinating blend of modern and old architecture. The neighborhood also contains the city's port, an excellent open-air market, and several museums. You can find some of the best nightlife in the Uruguayan capital here, as young Montevideans flock to the center to party the night away. Arrange to visit Ciudad Vieja and other attractions in Montevideo using our Montevideo travel itinerary planner.
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  • Old town is a pleasant walk, there can walk space looking architecture or sitting in cafés and appreciate the site.
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  • The old city of Montevideo has spaces to visit interesting, there are two of the most beautiful museums which the city, the Torres García Museum and the Gurvich, two of the most important painters in the country. On the other hand you can visit the matrix squares and Zavala which are full of life and finally any walk should end in the Mercado del Puerto to eat excellent roast in any of multiple grilling what's there.
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  • The old city of Montevideo is well-preserved and has many pedestrian streets to visit it quiet. It has many historic buildings, squares and fountains which recall to Paris or Prague. There are numerous restaurants and pubs. It is emphasising its Matriz square which was the source of their Center, the place where he became first drinking water to the residents of the ancient city. Currently there are there permanent antiques fair. This part of town is frequented by passengers of cruise ships arriving at the port which is located within walking distance.
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